Industry Survey

Department of Computer Science

Sam Houston State University

The department of Computer Science is constantly trying to improve the quality of the services it provides to students. Your feedback on this form will be used to help determine how we can best serve students in the future. Thank you for your time and willingness to complete this survey.

Peter Cooper
Department Chair

  1. Name of employer:
  2. Business sector:
  3. City:
  4. State:
  5. Country:
  6. Employee's position/title:
  7. How long has the graduate worked in this position?
  8. Employee's level of education:

  9. The following questions use 1 as strongly disagree and 10 as strongly agree

  10. To what extent do you agree with the statement that the B.S. in Computing Science prepared you to engage in succesful careers in industry and/or graduate or other professional schools.
  11. To what extent do you agree with the statement that the B.S. in Computing Science prepared you to demonstrate the technical skill required for the workforce including knowledge of computer science techniques and the ability to utilize this knowledge to analyze and solve problems.
  12. To what extent do you agree with the statement that the B.S. in Computing Science prepared you to exhibit the professional skills nexessary to be effective and succeed in the modern workforce including the abilioty to function in teams, the ability to communicate effectively, and high standard of ethics and professionalism.
  13. To what extent do you agree with the statement that the B.S. in Computing Science prepared you to be active in professional development and acquiring new skills to remain relevant in the computer science field.
Please rate the performance of the graduate in the following areas? (1 to 10, with 10 being the best)
  1. Ability to work independently:
  2. Ability to work as part of a team:
  3. Ability to communicate well via oral presentation:
  4. Ability to effectively express ideas through written communication:
  5. Ability to follow a project through to completion (planning, execution, support, etc.):
  6. Ability to adapt to new technologies and/or techniques:
  7. Overall value the graduate brings to the organization:
  1. How would you rate the graduate's overall level of preparation for performing his/her responsibilities in their current position?
  2. In what ways do you feel graduates could be better prepared for careers in your industry?

Once again, thank you for your time and effort